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Harbourside Health Centre patients being transferred to new providers or temporarily provided free access to virtual service
Health PEI is currently experiencing a shortage of physicians and nurse practitioners at the Harbourside Health Centre (HHC) and is working to recruit a full collaborative care team. As a result, patients are being reassigned to new providers in the area to maintain service, while approximately 700...
The Alberton Community Health Centre officially opened its doors for residents of Alberton and the West Prince area Tuesday, October 10, providing a new, functional space for collaborative care to be offered by primary care, mental health and addictions and public health care workers for...
Islanders are invited to provide their feedback on the Pharmacy Plus PEI program, launched last year, through an online survey available until the end of October. Island residents 18 years of age and older can take part in the anonymous survey. The information gathered will help with ongoing...
Health PEI Home Care Services are now available in French to better support PEI’s Francophone community in the Prince County area. The service officially began June 19, 2023 with funding support from Health Canada. French-language home care has been identified as a key priority by members of the...
The maximum daily room rate in public long-term-care homes (manors) is changing from $92.19 to $105.78 per day, to align with private long-term-care rates. The change takes effect August 1 for new residents entering long-term care. Current residents will see the rate change on October 1, 2023 to...
New changes to PEI’s Gender Affirming Care Procedure Coverage Policy gives gender diverse Islanders access to more gender affirming care. The changes expand the list of covered procedures first set out in 2019 and establishes Prince Edward Island as a leader in its approach to insuring gender...
Health PEI is recruiting Mental Health and Addictions volunteers to work one-on-one with patients at facilities across the Island. Mental Health and Addictions is hosting an information session on Wednesday, July 26 between 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. at the Gazebo at Hillsborough Hospital. Stop by to learn...
Health PEI welcomes two Mi’kmaq Health Systems Navigators to help Mi’kmaq people access health services on PEI. Shelby Arsenault is the Mi’kmaq Navigator West, working out of the Lennox Island Health Centre. Crissy Riley is the Mi’kmaq Navigator East, working out of the Abegweit Health Centre. Both...
Health PEI Organized Stroke Care Program has been awarded Stroke Distinction from Accreditation Canada . Stroke Distinction is a highly specialized quality improvement program for organizations that offer acute and/or inpatient rehabilitation services with a dedicated stroke program or unit. The...
West Prince Ambulatory Care services combining at Community Hospital O'Leary for summer months to ensure sustained services
Health PEI is notifying residents of West Prince of changes to Ambulatory Care services in the area over the summer months. From June 26 until September 16, ambulatory care services at Western Hospital and Community Hospital O’Leary will merge in O’Leary. This temporary change will allow Health...